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to bay area homes. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> caltrans admits the new eastern span in the bay bridge has its flaws, but tonight officials insist it is safe enough to with stand an earthquake. good evening. i'm julie haener. >> i'm frank somerville. ktvu sat down exclusively today with the chief engineer of the new bay bridge to discuss the criticisms surrounding the eastern span. today, caltrans admitted some welds may suffer damage in an earthquake, that the alignment of some sections of the bridge are off by as much as 8 millimeters, and that a third of the bolts on the bridge have become wet because of leaks. only on 2 tonight, ktvu's tom vavar speaks to the bridge's chief engineer about what all of this means and what critics are saying about that. tom. >> well, the chief has called -- his name is bryan mahoney. he's been at this a long time. in fact, he's been with the replacement project since the quake damaged the original bridge a quarter century ago. >> caltrans chief bridge engineer says though many bridge criti
allowed, but neighbors say dogs run wild and no one is around to enforce it. ktvu channel 2 news at 7:00 is next. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 7:00. >> it won't end the drought, but rain is on the way. good evening. i'm gasia mikaelian. we're back on storm watch tonight as a round of much-needed rain moves toward the bay area. these pictures are from 90 minutes ago. before dark you can see clouds gathering. the rain is expected to arrive in the morning. meteorologist rosemary is in our weather center tracking that storm. >> gasia, for most of us the transition began today. it was a lot cooler out there, cloudier. a little breezy. you could see mostly cloudy skies. storm tracker 2 showing you that over the bay area. i back it up here. we have the storm in site. it will be with us for tomorrow. i want to give you a quick timeline here. as we get going tomorrow morning, we're mainly dry. perhaps a little bit of drizzle with rain still offshore. by 8:00, 9:00 or so it's moving into north bay as well as the central bay. we'll dea
for students and see if they have anything planned in her memory. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> water-main break is keeping crews busy up there and this is what we are talking about. it happened on the parkway at los gatos avenue. the water-main belongs to the water recycling for irrigation and brian flores is in the area and we will have more on that coming up. >>> they are continuing to search for a man who has been missing for five days. the father and daughter had dinner and she watched him drive away towards san rafael but he never arrived at the retirement community. they have also caused a problem and maybe contusions set in. >> there is no sign of the car he was driving. it has a missing hub cab. hundreds -- hub cap. hundreds of flyers have been posted throughout the county. >>> they are trying to offer four-year degrees at community colleges. live from san jose, you have been talking to students offering -- offering more. >> you can see there is a charter bus behind me and they will board those buses and is 38 degrees and they are urging support for public educatio
it last night. tonight the toll bridge program oversight committee was briefed on that long list and ktvu's tom baker was the only reporter to talk with bridge officials as they left that meeting and he joins us live. tom. >> the committee is comprised of the head of caltrans, the head of the california transportation commission and steve who is the head of the mtc and chairman. now what they wanted to do was not just talk about those items and many other items that will be fixed, they wanted to know about other long-term kind of things and they wanted to hear direct from caltrans other than the way they normally hear about it, which is usually in the news. based on these punch lists that we showed you yesterday, the questions the oversight committee is most interested in boils down to three main questions. what major items are still unresolved? what items will require more than the planned amount of maintenance? and what potentially embarrassing issues still remain that lawmakers in the media will widely publicize? >> we have a draft report on the maintenance issues and it still needs so
. ktvu tara moriarty is on storm watch this morning in sonoma county. tara, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. when you wake up this morning you should notice cloudy skies, light rain. nothing too bad as steve mentioned. we are here in the north bay that should receive the brunt of the storm. a driver should also expect gusty winds so take it easy across the bridges. the chp is warning drivers to check their tire treads and pressure. the wet forecast brought in a steady stream of customers into the ace hardware store on university avenue. tarps, rain gear, and drainage pipes all in high demand and some in low supply. >> people started coming in yesterday and today. sol it's kind of like the hype oh is it really going to happen? i need to stockpile now. >> reporter: the number of sandbags also dwindling. moderate to heavy showers are not expected to kick in until noon. we could see some thunderstorms up to three inches of rain in the valley, up to seven in the mountains. thursday it should taper off but we will let you know when it will pick up again. >> a reminder y
're live in martinez tonight, cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> scattered showers spread across much of the bay area today. we want to show you now a live look on storm tracker ( 2. most of the rain has moved farther north. >> reporter: this latest round of stormy weather has finally opened its terrain. and eager to play in the snow for the first time ever a family from salinas spent the day racing up and down the snow covered hillside. >>> and areas that burned are now a concern for hill slides. >>> crews welcomed for more than eight hours through the night to try to reach the hikers authorities say they were finally able to hoist the four up and out of danger using a helicopter. >>> the rain has mostly moved out of the bay area for what was a wet weekend for most. >> the storm basically fizzing out. this was a second storm of the week. the strongest one for parts of the state. look at the rainfall totals over the past few days. basically the opposite what you would expect the over all pattern. eureka gets the most. over southern california 8-1/2 inches of rainfall. that was the wh
early this morning, spilling thousands of gallons of gas and shutting down the southbound lanes. ktvu's tara moriarty has been on the scene since 4:30. she'll tell us when the lanes could reopen coming up in a live report. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. >> let's talk about weather and traffic. should we take an umbrella. >> i would. but you will need more than that tomorrow. there's still rain falling. nothing too heavy. there have been bursts of moderate rain. morning rain, partly cloudy, breezy to blustery. tomorrow, this looks really good to me. there is a lot going on here. we'll have more rain, heavy rain, high wind watch will be upgraded to a warning. the heaviest rains will be around the santa cruz mountains. you can see pretty good swath of rain from southern marin county. terra linda had 2.30. also stretching out across parts of san pablo bay, towards vallejo, benicia, maybe around hercules, also pinole. heading towards cordelia and fairfield and also the east bay. nothing too heavy but it's on its way. 24 la fayette over towards san ramon, danville and probably out to
updated as well. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we'll check back for an update. if you are headed out the door, we will have continuing coverage of the brt delays on mobile ktvu and ktvu.com. you can also fool us on twitter and took for the latest updates. >>> 7:06. new this morning, oakland mayor jean quan cast a tie-breaking vote in favor of a controversial new surveillance center. >> the mayor has cast an aye vote. and the item passes. [chanting] >> there were jeers in city council chambers -- in the city council chambers. this will be a central base for collecting information from the police, surveillance cameras. opponents fear it will be used to spy on people. mayor quan trying to ease fears voted for a measure that only covers surveillance at the port of oakland and not the entire city. >>> 7:07. the hercules high school transgender student who reported a hate crime attack has recanted that story. the teen who is by logically female had told police he was leaving a boys' bathroom at the school monday morning when three other boys attacked him. police say in a followup inter
entered this morning and the statement his lawyer read in the courtroom, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. . >>> good morning, you are taking a live look at osgood road in fremont and you can see there is a lot in the roadway from the spill, that road remains shut down. this crash injured three people including a four-year-old child. alex savage has more and why both drivers may be at fault. it is monday, i am claudine wong in for pam cook. >> let's talk about weather, steve is over there. >> we have increasing clouds, a little bit is falling and our system will continue to spread in a lot of your cover. it is really not that cool all know livermore is 45. 52 with some light rain, increasing clouds throughout the day, a few impulse impulses and the rain will be to the north between wednesday night and thursday and that's a little undone and it is spot on for the north bay and they will be picking up highs today and lows and it is getting busier as you drive in from vallejo to berkeley and that is taking 20 minutes which is not an unusual drive time testimony but bet
in fremont at the spot of another serious crash. this one is at washington and olive streets. ktvu's alex savidge just arrived on scene and is gathering details. we'll have a live report in a minute. it's monday, march 3rd. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. >>> let's talk about weather and traffic. we have rosemary in for steve. >> good morning to you. it is sun up. but not shining on us. take a look at all of this gray. you can even detect a few rain cells on the scene. let's get to the north bay. we're mostly cloudy. we remain mainly dry. perhaps a little bit of drizzle out there this morning. coming in, in time for your afternoon commute. and for the north bay, it will be sooner than that. let me time it out for you. picking it up this morning, still to the north of us. as we get into 8:00, 9:00. it creeps into sonoma county. as we get into the lunch hour, it doesn't go any farther than that. here we are in the noontime, still over the north bay, perhaps over parts of sonoma county. as we get into 2:00, 3:00, things start to change. it begins to fill in along the central and south
are hoping to get another update and bring that to you in 30 minutes. we have ktvu news. >>> oakland police investigating an overnight deadly shooting. it happened last night on garfield avenue. they found a woman who was shot to death. police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding that shooting. oakland list are trying to figure out if the discovery of a badly burned body in an alley way is connected to a homicide investigation last months. they discovered it in an alley on fourth avenue. >> that is the same complex where they found the body of a # 7-year-old woman who had been bound and gagged. >> we tonight know, this is the man found in the alley and this will be conducted tomorrow. >>> ukraine's prime minister to send troops to crimea, acicular ration of war. >> we are on the brink of the disaster. >> there was no reason for the russian federation to invade you can crane. > >> the new development comes after they claim control of crimea. to called the intervention in the crisis, -- to called this a problem. and -- president obama is amid the troops. and this ises nationa
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